Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist 3

Penn State Harrisburg
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Harrisburg
School of Behavioral Science
Full/Part Time:


Capital Area Early Childhood Training Institute (CAECTI), Penn State Harrisburg invites applications for a fixed-term appointment as an Early Childhood Mental Health and Technical Assistance Consultant. Provide child-specific mental health consultation services in early care and education programs for children ages 1-5 years, identify specific social-emotional teaching strategies for referred child, utilize universal screening tools, and manage a case load of 8-10 children. In addition, provide on-site consultation services in early care and education programs participating in Keystone STARS Quality Improvement Program; utilize a strengths-based coaching approach with a strong working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in the ECE field in serving as a resource in the areas of: child development, child, program and staff assessment, curriculum and working with families. Travel within the 16-county Mid-State region, maintain an Excel spreadsheets and complete data entry for monthly reports. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017 and continue until a successful candidate is selected. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in Social Work or related discipline or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Psychology, or Social Work, with a focus on child development and developmentally appropriate practices, is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate competence working with young children in the use of social-emotional development research, screening and assessment tools, mental health promotion strategies, family systems theory, community resources, effective communication skills, and the use of documentation technologies. This is a fixed-term appointment funded through June 30, 2018 with possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088